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Gov. DeWine wants to invest $162 million in retraining Ohio teachers on 'the science of reading'

A worker reads a story to children at Rediant Kids Childcare in Dublin.
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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is asking lawmakers to spend $162 million over the next two years to retrain teachers in the "science of reading," and place 100 literacy coaches in the field.

More than half the states, 29 of them, have passed laws or implemented similar policies over the past decade to improve literacy. Are any of these policies working?


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